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Flying Horse Farms

Healing, transformative camp experiences for children with serious illnesses and their families-free of charge.

two stars

77.69

5260 State Route 95 Mount Gilead, OH 43338
tel: (419) 751-7077   Web Site
EIN: 20-3498125

Board Leadership
Kara Lewis
Chair

CEO
Nichole Dunn
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.69 two stars
  Financial 68.71 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Flying Horse Farms is a medical specialty camp that provides healing, transformative experiences for children with serious illnesses and their families - free of charge. Located in Mt. Gilead, Ohio, camp first opened its gates in 2010 and hosts about 900 children and families each year. The children who attend camp have illnesses including cancer, heart conditions, rheumatoid arthritis, blood disorders, asthma, gastrointestinal disorders, and facial differences. We've designed every detail of the camp experience to help our campers leave sickness behind while they're here. Flying Horse Farms is the first camp in the Midwest to become a member of the SeriousFun Children's Network. Founded by actor, philanthropist, and Ohio native, Paul Newman, the Network is a community of independently managed and financed camps and programs creating life-changing opportunities for children with serious illnesses and their families.

Flying Horse Farms is a medical specialty camp that provides healing, transformative experiences for children with serious illnesses and their families - free of charge. Located in Mt. Gilead, Ohio, camp first opened its gates in 2010 and hosts about 900 children and families each year. The children who attend camp have illnesses including cancer, heart conditions, rheumatoid arthritis, blood disorders, asthma, gastrointestinal disorders, and facial differences. We've designed every detail of the camp experience to help our campers leave sickness behind while they're here. Flying Horse Farms is the first camp in the Midwest to become a member of the SeriousFun Children's Network. Founded by actor, philanthropist, and Ohio native, Paul Newman, the Network is a community of independently managed and financed camps and programs creating life-changing opportunities for children with serious illnesses and their families.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of people on the organization's email list
8,655
Number of Facebook followers
13,234
Number of stories successfully placed in the media
2
Percent of campers who feel included at camp and believe they made a new friend
97
Percent of campers showing reduced isolation after attending camp
97
Percent of campers showing an increase in confidence after attending camp
98
Percent of campers who are more open about their diagnosis after attending camp
97
Number of camps offered
15
Number of campers enrolled
880
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

one star

68.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
63.0%
  Administrative Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.54
  Program Expenses Growth -1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Flying Horse Farms on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Flying Horse Farms on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Flying Horse Farms (OH) 77.69 two stars
Casting for Recovery (MT) 95.04 four stars
Children's Oncology Services (IL) 93.42 four stars
Camp Mak-A-Dream (MT) 90.02 four stars
Texas Lions Camp (TX) 88.43 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,374,825
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $543,042
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,917,867
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,917,867
   Other Revenue $-175,709
TOTAL REVENUE $5,742,158
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,428,764
   Administrative Expenses $1,028,642
   Fundraising Expenses $661,378
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,118,784
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,623,374
   
Net Assets $14,659,696

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 77.69 two stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 81.98 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 81.15 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 82.46 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 81.79 three stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 82.96 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.92 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 81.23 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 82.97 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 81.14 three stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 77.49 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 20-3498125
Name in IRS Master File FLYING HORSE FARMS
NTEE Code N20
NTEE Classification Recreational and Sporting Camps
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 2014
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$213,205 5.17% Nichole Dunn CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Flying Horse Farms (OH) 77.69 two stars
Camp Nejeda Foundation (NJ) 94.10 four stars
Camp For All (TX) 87.63 three stars
Camp Kudzu (GA) 89.37 three stars
SeriousFun Children's Network (CT) 88.18 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Flying Horse Farms
5260 State Route 95
Mount Gilead, OH 43338
tel: (419) 751-7077
fax: (419) 751-7010
EIN: 20-3498125

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Board Leadership

Kara Lewis
Chair

CEO

Nichole Dunn
CEO

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